Carefree Resort & Conference Center
Tucked in the scenic foothills of the Sonoran Desert just North of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Scottsdale, Arizona lies the aptly named Carefree Resort & Conference Center. At this desert gem, guests can embrace the Southwestern lifestyle in total relaxation, Arizona-style. Situated on 23 acres peppered with desert wildflowers, towering Saguaro, Giant Ocotillo, and Prickly Pear Cacti, Carefree Resort & Conference Center is an authentic Southwestern retreat for those is in need of rest, relaxation and a little bit of rodeo.
The resorts 222 guest rooms and residential-style privately owned villas are gracious but not overly done, resulting in soothing and simple spaces with uncluttered panoramic views of the Continental Mountains. Indulge in the perfect details, such as adobe-style fireplaces, two-person whirlpool tubs, private patios for lounging, and plenty of seclusion. Sip our signature salt-rimmed Prickly Pear Margaritas by our enchanting Serenity Pool, or request room service on a whim. No desires remain unmet at Carefree Resort & Conference Center.
A mix of cowboy cuisine and Sonoran specialties await your dining pleasure. When you are in the mood for thick, juicy steaks or succulent seafood, the Lariat Grill can deliver, and add an impressive list of wines. Or, belly up to the bar at the Red Horse Saloon for a juicy burger and an ice-cold beer. Satisfy your appetite, and then challenge a fellow guest to a game of billiards as a big game is displayed on giant screen televisions all around you.
Play tennis on one of five lighted championship tennis courts and then slip into one of the half-dozen treatment rooms at The Spa at Carefree for an out-of-body experience selected from a menu of desert inspired massages and body polishes. No need to scurry off - instead stay in relax-mode within the spa's lounge before heading back to reality. The region is rich with golf courses - some 200 in all - as well as celebrated art galleries, wine bars and shopping diversions. With over 320 rain free days each year, Carefree Resort & Conference Center is a year-round conference and vacation destination that truly lives up to its name.